You have permission to honor your birthday any way you'd like. In simple ways, grand ways, solitary ways, in crowded ways, and any other way YOU choose.
Limits don’t negate choices. Limits aren’t consequences or punishment. Instead, limits help young people understand boundaries-- their own and other people’s.
The fourth agreement is an invitation to keep going and keep growing. Each of the previous agreements requires significant awareness, effort, and unlearning of old patterns, and the fourth agreement, the commitment to doing our best, is the glue that helps us stick to these new beliefs.
The third agreement offers an invitation to interrupt assumptions, which come from a wounded, hurt place, rather than from truth.
I’m 33, so grateful for the ways I know myself, AND I still have a hard time being a friend sometimes. Anyone else?!
If you want to share your story and don’t know where to begin, all you have to do is start writing.
Do you ever feel like you’re having the SAME conversation, argument or breakdown with your teen or tween over and over again?
The phrase “taking up space” has been a big topic of conversation in my coaching practice. In sessions, I often ask clients to consider questions like: "What part of you do you want to be seen today?" or "Is there a part of you that needs to be heard today?" Sometimes, I ask, "How can you let yourself know that you belong anywhere you are?"
6 tips for talking to teenagers about building a healthy relationship to their technology and social media.
Sometimes, routines feel like work, even when they are supportive. Rituals, though, feel like sweet, kind self-care.